Print

Alliance for African Assistance

Language and Cultural Solutions Intern

Project:
Posted: 08.27.18
Contact Information: Kathryn McKinney
619-286-9052x 300
coordinator@alliance-for-africa.org
Volunteer Description:

 

LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL SOLUTIONS INTERN
Global Village Language and Cultural Solutions

 

By interning for the Global Village Language and Cultural Solutions Program, the Intern will have an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the interpreting profession and the daily operating procedures of a non-profit office. In this dynamic position, the Intern’s input and skills will make them a valuable part of our office and enhance the overall quality and productivity of our interpreting services, and they will have the flexibility to use and develop a variety of different skills crucial to the non-profit world. With our repertoire of over 200 languages and rare dialects, the LCS Intern will gain insight into the growing diversity of San Diego County and what goes into facilitating an interaction between people of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, as well as gaining exposure to other social service programs within Global Village.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Recruit interpreters from a variety of languages
• Organize interpreter files to ensure completeness
• Uploading interpreter vouchers and reviewing assignments and records of service
• Process interpreter payments and customer invoices

• Contact interpreters for any needed paperwork

• Assist with commission and delegation of document translation projects

• General filing and administrative duties as needed

• Possible other projects (e.g., marketing campaigns, web design, training, event planning) based on skills and interest


 

Requirements:

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Detail oriented and highly organized individual.

 

• Highly capable with technology; will be asked to use Excel and our online scheduling database.

• Majoring in Communications, Business Management, Linguistics, Public Relations, Accounting, or a related field.
• Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.

BENEFITS:
Interns will have the opportunity to gain professional development as vital contributing members of the Language and Cultural Solutions team. Although this position is unpaid, we are happy to provide an internship description and verification to help you attain college credit for your internship.



To apply, please email a completed Volunteer Application and resume to interpreters@alliance-for-africa.org and coordinator@alliance-for-africa.org.